FULL RESULTS: December 2017 Criminologist CLE board exam passers list, top 10

MANILA, Philippines -  (Updated January 12) CLE RESULTS OUT. The December 2017 Criminologist board exam results or Criminology Licensure Exam (CLE), which include the official list of passers, top 10 (topnotchers), top performing school and performance of schools are released online on Friday, January 12, 2018 or in twenty-one (21) working days after the exams.

December 2017 Criminologist CLE board exam passers list, top 10

UPDATE: 13,025 out of 36,516 passed the exams.

The results of examination with respect to eight (8) examinees were withheld pending final determination of their liabilities under the rules and regulations governing licensure examina

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board of Criminology administered the CLE on December 8, 9 and 10 (Friday to Sunday) in Manila, All Regional Offices; Zamboanga, General Santos and Rosales, Pangasinan.

The members of the Board of Criminology who gave the licensure examination are Hon. Ramil G. Gabao, Chairman; Hon. George O. Fernandez and Hon. Ruben A. Sta. Teresa, Members.



From January 23 to February 9, 2018, registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line. Visit the official website of PRC (www.prc.gov.ph) and follow instructions for initial registration.

Those who will register are required to bring the following:
  • duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • current Community Tax Certificate (cedula)
  • 1 piece passport size picture (colored with white background and complete name tag)
  • 2 sets of documentary stamps
  • 1 short brown envelope with name and profession

The successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

The date and venue for the oathtaking ceremony of the new successful examinees in the said examination WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER, PRC said.


Criminologist board exam's verification of ratings (passers, non-passers and removal) can be done online.

Visit PRC's "Verification of Rating" service and enter the required information to verify your identity. Note that this will be available in few working days after the release of results.

NOTE: If you have 'Jr" name suffix, please add it after your FIRST NAME (i.e Eduardo Jr ) to avoid 'no matching record found' error.


The December 2017 Criminologist board exam covered the following subjects: criminal jurisprudence, procedure and evidence and law enfocement administration (Day 1), criminalistics, crime detection and investigation (Day 2); and sociology of crimes and ethics and correctional administration (Day 3).


According to PRC Resolution No. 2016-1019 which deals with the 'Schedule of Licensure Examination for Year 2017', the target release of Criminologist board exam results is on Tuesday, January 16 or in 23 working days after the exam. However, results may be released ahead of the target or on later date without prior notice.

In the October 2016 Crim board exam, results were out in 25 working days after the exams. 10,901 out of 34,768 (31.35%) passed the tests. Christine Joy Almano Capalar from Sultan Kudarat State University - Tacurong topped the board with 91.55%.

In the October 2015 exams, results were officially released in 24 working days. PRC named 9,671 out of 29,591 (32.68%) who hurdled the series of tests. Chervin Loewe Bihag Navilla from the Philippine College of Criminology aced the board with 92.80%.

We advise examinees to monitor release of results starting the second week of January 2018.

Here's the statistics of Criminologist board exam results in the past three (3) years:

Exam Date Total Examinees Total Passers Passing Rate Days before results release
June 2017 20,819 5,202 24.99% 12
October 2016 34,768 10,901 31.35% 25
April 2016 16,435 3,928 23.90% 11
October 2015 29,591 9,671 32.68% 24
April 2015 14,696 4,337 29.51% 13
October 2014 28,187 12,245 43.44% 26
April 2014 13,873 4,688 33.79% 9


University of the Cordilleras (UC) is consistently topping the Criminologist licensure exam in the past years. In the October 2015 and 2016 exams, UC dominated the schools with 94.20% and 95.16%, respectively.

King's College of the Philippines Inc. - Benguet, Tarlac State University (TSU), Ifugao State University (ISU) and Data Center College of the Philippines - Laoag City are among the top shools in the October 2016 exams.


From time-to-time, monitor updates on release of results and other announcements on The Summit Express. Our partner exam results portal PRC Board News will also have a dedicated page for the recent Crim board exam. Good luck to all takers!

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